HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - A student has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat that was made at Hampton High School Thursday morning.
At 11:09 a.m., a student told school officials about a potential bomb threat, according to Sgt. Jason Price with the Hampton Police Division. Police were contacted and Price said the school was placed on a modified lockdown while the threat was investigated.
Officers quickly determined the threat to be a hoax, and the school resumed just after noon.
18-year-old Chandon CJ Burton, a Hampton High School student, was arrested and charged with one count of threatening to bomb.
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